I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses. – Nietzsche…
The mind I love must have wild places,
a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass,
an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two,
a pool that nobody’s fathomed the depth of,
and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind
– Katherine Mansfield.
I have taken another look at this image as the original edit was a little pale. I have given it a little bit more of a saturation boost and emphasised the cool tones. This image was shot at Ross Back Sands which is a beautiful stretch of coastline in Northumberland – I particularly love the little splash capture in the centre of the wave and the dark brooding sky over the North Sea…